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>> you are watching "the journal." >> welcome. >> he appears insane, the attorney for the norwegian mass killer says that his client is living in a bubble. the airlift of food to east africa is postponed. can israeli musicians ever performed a fog near peace in germany? -- a wagner piece in germany?
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is he insane? so far, it appears that way. that is what the lawyer for anders breivik says about his client. >> the see of flowers continues to swell. norwegians are still trying to come to terms with their loss. they are still bewildered that one man could cause such destruction. >> i don't think that there is a punishment that matches the cruelty and evil of this man. it is up to the courts to decide. >> this is anders breivik leaving his closed door hearing.
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he confesses to the killing but he does not consider himself guilty of a crime. his lawyer thinks he is insane. >> he believes that he is in a war. he believes that when you are in war, you can do things like that without being guilty. >> police are combing this farm where anders breivik is believed to have planned his attacks. the government has defended the country's security services. they have been criticized after breivik was flagged for monitoring after he bought chemicals that could have been used in a bomb. people in norway are not looking for someone to blame, there still in mourning. >> we spoke to our correspondent in oslo about the first signs of a defense strategy for anders breivik. >> it seems like that is the way
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the defense is going. they have quite the dilemma because he has confessed to the bombing in the government block as well as the massacre on the island. he has said that he found the acts atrocious but necessary. is to be quite difficult. right now, it looks like they will be going for that feat of -- plea of insanity. >> across europe, there is worry that the attack in norway could in boldly and other far right fanatics. lawmakers in germany are calling for harder surveillance of suspicious groups. the government says that a monitoring is adequate and police are doing a good job. to the opposition says that the attacks show the potential risks. >> a representative from the
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social democratic party says that much during of right-wing extremists should be improved and more personnel and money is needed. >> it seems to me that the police only had a few specialists. in light of the events in our way, surveillance must be enhanced. -- in light of the offense in norway. >> the intelligence agency devotes several pages to right wing extremism on the internet and says that it is a significant threat. current monitoring practices are adequate and that the police are doing a good job. an expert in right wing extremism says there's plenty of information available about the right wing seeing -- scene. >> the question is what do you do with this knowledge?
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at the moment, there are a few possibilities of approaching the issue of clothes. we have to undertake a greater effort to lay down a strategy. >> the interior ministry says there's no reason to expect right wing terrorist attacks in germany. >> 70 people are dead after a moroccan military aircraft crash in the south of the country. officials say the plane slammed into a mountain as attended -- attempted to land after a flight from the disputed territory of the western sahara. the military says bad weather caused the crash. six french soldiers serving with the u.n. peacekeeping force has been injured in a roadside bomb blast. this happened near a port city. hospital sources say one of the injured is in critical condition.
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people last four of the investigation to began and for the colts to -- have asked for the investigation to began and 40 call press to be caught. the food airlift was supposed to begin today to somalia and kenya. now it will fly on wednesday. 11 million people are threatened by famine, hundreds of thousands are waiting for food in camps all along the horn of africa. >> they keep on streaming into kenya even of the camp is bursting at the scenes. there are 400,000 people here and much more are arrive every day. many are in a desperate state. the international community is planning to deliver aid directly to somalia. >> we have to make every effort possible to bring help inside somalia both to prevent people
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from having to take the long walk to assistance across borders and then potentially create a refugee problem. also, because time is not our friend. >> the situation in somalia is dire. at this makeshift camp in mogadishu, the islamist rebels on not as strong here in the capital as in the south here. -- are not as strong here in the capital as in the south. here, there is fertile food, drinking water, or medicine. >> we have been displaced by a terrible drought. we need help. >> supplies needed to arrive fast and in large amounts to save the lives of hundreds of thousands of people in east africa. >> a terrible story. monica is here to talk about
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some corporate results. >> results from the largest commercial lender >> deutsche bank, cayman lower-than- expected. -- results from the largest commercial lender, deutsche bank, came in lower than expected. -- will chair the bank's supervisory groups. >> -- is confident they will achieve record profits. he is said to turn over the reins of the banks to his two top executives. one is head of the investment banking operations. the other is the head of the business in germany. is responsible for the retail business and he is well with thp
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policymakers. there is some concern about his future position as head of the bank's supervisory board. >> the company should never become so dependent on a single person. i don't like the idea if he is taking charge of this supervisory function. he is policing its own policies. >> 25% of shareholders must approve of him taking over the board. insiders say he is a shoe in for the job. >> poor earnings reports weighed on markets on tuesday. we wrap up the trading in frankfurt. >> the results of the largest commercial bank has been mainly in focus moving the market and can only recover at the end of trading. shares went up and down after the release of the numbers.
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there was still lower expectations. traders at the currency markets are reacting to the ongoing debt ceiling debate by selling the u.s. currency, the dollar fell sharply and the euro is that the highest of all in a month. >> let's take a look at the market numbers beginning in frankfurt or the benchmark closed the day's session 7349. the euro stoxx 50 closed down. the dow jones industrials also closed down by three-quarters of a percent and the currency market in the u.s., $1 for -- the u.s. could use -- the u.s. could lose its credit rating. barack obama is warning that the u.s. is just days to go before
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it faces economic meltdown unless this deal is reached to lift the national debt ceiling, america will default. republicans and democrats continued to pursue a competing plan said it appeared to have little chance of winning bipartisan support. >> the poker continues in washington with each party promoting their own debt ceiling scheme. john boehner calls his proposal a common sense plan. his deep cuts on spending for social programs simply goes too far for most democrats. it appears the differences between republicans and democrats remain too great for compromises. the white house has made it clear that time is of the essence. >> at the u.s. hit its debt limit in may and since may, the treasury secretary, using the authority that he has, has
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exercised all of the wiggle room available to him and that runs out on august 2nd. >> the manchin national monetary fund has time been -- the international monetary fund has chimed in. >> there must be sufficient plans or to address the issue of sovereign debt. frankly, to have a defaults or to have a significant downgrading of the u.s. signature would be a very very serious event. >> pressure is building on the markets. betting the wrong way on the impasse could cost investors dearly. >> and the largest electronics chain in europe is planning to cut 3000 jobs this year. the company blamed the layoffs
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>> there was tears at the u.n. tuesday middle east but it turned into a dratic dress rehearsal for the c that is when the palestinian territories willee recognition as a state. veald on the israelis to end their occuti. the israeli ambassador responded by aing who will ask for a palestinian state,ahud abbas or hamas?
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th pesnis d rais have been farther away from peace tn aonti. >> it is a new diplomatic strategy. mahmoud abbas is try to drum up support foru. vote to indenntalti. peace between theg mahmoud abbas sd at renciaon between palestinian factions would strengthenhe peac ocs d make a two-stage solution more likely. no hwod ke to get the world on board. thealtianwod like a new state comprising the west nkndazstp sed on the borders before the war in 1967. the borders are far from the only issue to be rold. the future of israeli settlements is a bone of ntti awe as the future status of jerusalemnd wth
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palestinian refugees should be allowed to return to their foerom. more than half of the member stesav snad support for a vote on statehood. many african nations are lining up support. se european members might come on board perhaps including scandinavian countries and france. germany sayhath wlot offer their support. they said a u.n.oto recognize palestine would be counterproductive. >> is the good will is there on both sides, it is possibleo get the peace process moving. this would be bteha unilateral measures which do not helped. >> barackba has also warned against a unilateral declaration ndependence. >> the efforts to delegimize efforts will end in failure. syol actions to isolate israel will not create
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independent state. >> obama ppts facing a future state on the 1967 borders. this has angered israel. at the sameimoba ys that the palestinians must honor all previous agreements with israel. as september approaches, analysts s i by no means certain that the u.s. will come to a vote on palestine. either way, the dispute might be about to enter a newha. >> last month the israeli foreign ministry warned that if u d recognizes the palestinian state, the 1993 oslo accords would be null and void. er are israelis who understand their neighbors desire for an independent state and there are palestinians to thinkhau.n. recognition would only make matters worse. listen to what they have to say. >> le llns o i.t.
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developers around the world, this man is young, creative, and optimistic. he has juslo h les project called "hello palestine, wchs digital travel guide. -- he has ju lncd his latest project. >> is the first travel guide of its kind. we hope that it will help to bringoust tpaste. i think this is a beautiful place. >> it takes a lot of hope to publisa av gde for a state that does not exist and a territory whose access is controlled by the israeli army. hehiss prrie for palestinians to seek state recognition, but he is cautious. >> people arecoerd about the political and economic consequences, so my. i am not at all sure what the
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situation ll le after statehood, but recognition must come. >> recent surveysugstha more than half of all palestinians support mahmoud abbas's society -- desire to put up palestinian statehood for a vote. >> do we have a plan? is there nssu that is why people are distracted and confused. there is a division on how to realize this? the other oureayg, no matter what, this is another step to challenge the israelis and show the world with ata on palestinian rights. the world has been supporting --whnoalti? >> people in the gaza strip are uncertain about what will happen. these people document daily
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life there. they're skeptical what the vote could mean for them. >> i hope that something will change. we have so often spoken of our desire for aaltianste for recognition. we are really tired of all of these slogans. i asked myself with this will really put more pressure on isel so that they stick to the u.n. resolutions that are good for us and implement them. >> nothing will change, even if the state is recognized. we will not able to build a truly independent state where palestinians will be able to move freely. >> 60 kilometers to the north in tel aviv, it is like another world. this is a tnk tank that provides analysis for israeli policy makers. palestinian state hit as seen as
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a positive step. -- they'd put -- statehood is seen as a positive step. >> this would be a way to anchor the solution. we have the palestinian state and the state of israel and then we can negotiate in good faith. >> up until now, the government in israel has not shared this opinion. they're concerned about a political backlash of massive dimensions. -- is following the debate closely. she said that the prime minister's government should torpedo the palestinian initiative. >> they are trying to work on what they call a moral minority to convince europe not to support the palestinians on their efforts at the u.n.
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if you ask me about the israeli people, they are really concerned. >> many israelis have of the concerns. in tel aviv, people are demonstrating against an affordable housing. for some, the conflict isnly one more thing to worry about. >> this was not so important to me. israel always puts security first. now, we have the opportunity to put other things on the agenda. we have a -- they have a right to a state of their own but not unilaterally. i hope that they can find agreement somehow. >> an agreement is nowhere in sight. the debate is only likely to heat up as the vote its september approach is. >> that is been our in-depth report. a palestinian state, just a
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